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Billionaire Vinod Khosla Donates $10 Million For Medical Supplies To Aid India’s Battle With Covid

<p><strong>New Delhi:</strong> On Saturday, 392,488 new cases of coronavirus infections were recorded in India which was marginally less than the previous day&rsquo;s tally of 401,993. The country amid the surge in cases face an acute shortage of oxygen.&nbsp;</p> <p>Indian-American billionaire businessman Vinod Khosla pledged USD 10 million for the supply of medical oxygen to hospitals in India.</p> <p>This is in continuation with the Sun Microsystems co-founder's efforts to fund hospitals for oxygen supplies amid a surge in COVID cases in the country.</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ: <span style="color: #f80707;"><a style="color: #f80707;" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/complete-lockdown-in-haryana-for-7-seven-days-from-may-3-1456480">Covid Surge: Haryana Imposes Complete lockdown For 7 Days From Monday</a></span></strong></p> <p>On Sunday, in a series of tweets, he said there was a need to save lives as further delay may end up in more deaths.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr" lang="en">For <a href="https://twitter.com/GiveIndia?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@GiveIndia</a> this isn't enough. They've received requests for 20000 oxygen concentrators, 15000 cylinders, 500 ICU beds, 100 ventilators, 10000-beds covid centres with requests coming from non-profits &amp; hospitals all across India every day. We need to do a lot more urgently</p> &mdash; Vinod Khosla (@vkhosla) <a href="https://twitter.com/vkhosla/status/1388948557000966146?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 2, 2021</a></blockquote> <p> <script src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" async="" charset="utf-8"></script> </p> <p>"The Khosla Family is adding USD 10 million to @GiveIndia to it's previous commitment as a match and hoping others will join in this urgent need," Khosla added.</p> <p>India is struggling with a second wave of the pandemic with more than 3,00,000 new coronavirus cases being reported daily and hospitals in several states reeling under a shortage of medical oxygen and beds.</p>...

<p><strong>New Delhi:</strong> On Saturday, 392,488 new cases of coronavirus infections were recorded in India which was marginally less than the previous day&rsquo;s tally of 401,993. The country amid the surge in cases face an acute shortage of oxygen.&nbsp;</p> <p>Indian-American billionaire businessman Vinod Khosla pledged USD 10 million for the supply of medical oxygen to hospitals in India.</p> <p>This is in continuation with the Sun Microsystems co-founder’s efforts to fund hospitals for oxygen supplies amid a surge in COVID cases in the country.</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ: <span style="color: #f80707;"><a style="color: #f80707;" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/complete-lockdown-in-haryana-for-7-seven-days-from-may-3-1456480">Covid Surge: Haryana Imposes Complete lockdown For 7 Days From Monday</a></span></strong></p> <p>On Sunday, in a series of tweets, he said there was a need to save lives as further delay may end up in more deaths.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr" lang="en">For <a href="https://twitter.com/GiveIndia?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@GiveIndia</a&gt; this isn’t enough. They’ve received requests for 20000 oxygen concentrators, 15000 cylinders, 500 ICU beds, 100 ventilators, 10000-beds covid centres with requests coming from non-profits &amp; hospitals all across India every day. We need to do a lot more urgently</p> &mdash; Vinod Khosla (@vkhosla) <a href="https://twitter.com/vkhosla/status/1388948557000966146?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 2, 2021</a></blockquote> <p> <script src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js&quot; async="" charset="utf-8"></script> </p> <p>"The Khosla Family is adding USD 10 million to @GiveIndia to it’s previous commitment as a match and hoping others will join in this urgent need," Khosla added.</p> <p>India is struggling with a second wave of the pandemic with more than 3,00,000 new coronavirus cases being reported daily and hospitals in several states reeling under a shortage of medical oxygen and beds.</p>

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